Lives in the Yiddish
SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THOSE INVOLVED IN
THE Yiddish THEATRE
aS DESCRIBED IN zALMEN zYLBERCWEIG'S "lEKSIKON FUN YIDISHN TEATER"
W. was born in 188? in
Many times he traveled across Western
Europe, America, India et al.
At the time after the
outbreak of war in Warsaw, he was employed as an English
W. wrote articles in several journals and
issued a book named "Dos teater un der sotsyalizt (The
Theatre and the Socialist)" (Warsaw 1921, pp. X + 180),
where he tried to explain the theatre problem from a
historical materialistic standpoint. W. also brought a
great amount of historical material to the book, which
included his own assumptions about modernism and
expressionism in literature, cinema, et al.
W. also was the editor and
issuer of the journal "Arbeter kultur un kunst" (Warsaw,
December 1922), from which he published only one volume.
Zalmen Reyzen -- "Leksikon
fun der yidisher literatur (Lexicon of Yiddish
Literature)", Vol. I, p. 913.
Jacob Mestel -- Teater-bikher, "Freyheyt", 5 July 1929.
Also see the biography for
Jakob Wasserman in the memorial volume 5, pp. 4469.
Adapted from the original Yiddish text found within the "Lexicon
of the Yiddish Theatre" by Zalmen Zylbercweig,
Volume 1, page 656.
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